Posted on July 13, 2020
Red Dead Redemption 2, created by legendary development studio Rockstar, released on the 26th October 2018. It received near universal acclaim, and went on to become the second biggest entertainment product in history, surpassed only by GTA 5. A game that was, of course, also made by Rockstar.
Posted on June 29, 2020
Screen time may not always be the best thing for children, and yes, you should be trying to limit it as much as possible. However, not all screen time is bad – especially if you have the right things for them to play. There are many games that you can play with your kids, which is a great bonding experience.
Posted on June 22, 2020
The video gaming that we love so much today first became popularised during the 1980s thanks to the release of the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Entertainment System. These two consoles would change how we spent our free time, and while it took a few decades, gaming has become the world’s number one favourite pastime. In that time, tens of thousands of games have been created and distributed to gamers from across the planet, but only a very small handful of those games were so successful that they became entirely new franchises of their own. These are the most successful games of all time.
Posted on June 15, 2020
Let’s face it, there is something unusually cathartic learning about major financial and creative catastrophes. The pleasure we get is, perhaps, something to do with the fact that we have all experienced some or other failure in our lives, and it helps to remember that at least our failures didn’t land up costing studios tens of millions of dollars.
Posted on June 9, 2020
Before there smartphones, consoles, and gaming computers, there were board games. They’ve been around for decades and have entertained hundreds of millions of people across the world, and still do to this day. Board games have become known for their family-friendly fun, allowing people of all ages to join in together to enjoy a game for a few hours. These are the world’s best-selling board games of all time.
Posted on June 2, 2020
Virtual Reality has come a long way since the days of Pygmalion’s Spectacles, the 1935 Sci-Fi short story that essentially predicted the concept of VR head gear. The concept was always a good one, with many iterations happening through the decades. It wasn’t until 2010, however, that things really started to get interesting.
Posted on May 26, 2020
Twenty years ago, The Sims hit the market and went on to become possibly the most popular video game in the history of the concept. There are over 20 million people playing The Sims 4 all over the world, on PC and console. The odd thing is, not much has actually changed since that very first addition.
Posted on May 11, 2020
If you have someone in your life who is really into their games – console, handheld, computers, etc. – it might seem like a no-brainer to buy them a gift. Just head to the store and buy them the latest edition of their favorite game. But what about when the developers haven’t released a new version in a while, or your gamer couldn’t wait until their birthday to get the new release? Games can also be quite pricey for a gift, and can get quite repetitive over the years.
Posted on May 4, 2020
Whether you have the need for speed in real life or you just like to race on a computer or gaming console, these are some of the top games on the market for 2020. This style of game has come a long way over the last few years, with the feel being almost realistic for the player. They’re a complete rush to play and will definitely get your adrenaline pumping.
Posted on April 29, 2020
The first-person shooter game is no doubt one of the most popular styles of games for both computers and consoles. They give the player a sense of ownership in the events that unfold in the game as they are making decisions for a character that is ostensibly an extension of themselves. At the heart of all these games is the sense of satisfaction they create for the player as they get to act out scenarios that are far removed from everyday life.